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Add new tags [ada-language] [gnat-compiler] [cobol-language] [gnucobol-compiler]

While creating my question I found that there are no tags for the ADA language, the GNAT compiler, nor the COBOL language and the GNUCOBOL compiler. ADA is used in many real-time critical ...
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Gaining more flags

I have started utilising the flag system more often as of late and I have noticed that I have accumulated flags. What I mean is I originally had the ability to flag ten posts, before I "ran out of ...
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Blog contribution give-away - call for vote

As outlined here we want to give away a nice Pi2 for the most popular blog article. Nominated are all* community** contributions published before June 13th - listed for your convenient voting as ...
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Why does the close votes queue have so many posts in them?

I have noticed since I started delving into reviewing posts on Raspberry Pi StackExchange that the closes votes queue always seems to have a large number of posts in it. Currently there are 22 posts ...
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What should we do with these update and upgrade tags?

We seem to have four tags about updating and upgrading: update To update is to "make (something) more modern or up to date." This question should pertain to how to update the Pi's OS's, ...
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Why have I not Gained Reputation

On this meta site I have two questions, one with 5 Votes and one with 4 Votes I do not think I have gained reputation from getting upvoted. Is there a rule that you cannot make reputation with upvotes ...
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How is this question too broad?

I was browsing the site and came across this question. I don't think it's that great of a question, but I don't think it's that bad of a question either. Certainly not worth 5 downvotes and being ...
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Green banner on the Raspberry Pi StackExchange

I noticed that at some point this year (I think), that the green banner became an enlarged version of a PCB. Having looked at it, to my eye it does not appear to be of the Pi's PCB. How did this ...
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Is “Community” pushing themed questions now?

This night Community choose eight audio related questions to push in a row (ok, one HDD/WiFi question in between). Is this intentionally? If so has it been observed before? (I cannot remember to have ...
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poor discourse on all stackexchange

I have found the discourse to be very poor on all of stack exchange to the extent that I have banned its usage by my students The system is poorly designed with unhelpful people getting a lot of say ...
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What does it matter that my question is “unclear” or “too broad”, etc?

My question has been closed and I've been told before it can be reopened I must deal with one or more of the following issues. That my question is "unclear" and more details about what my problem is ...
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The use of proper grammar and spelling on Raspberry Pi StackExchange

Recently I have started editing lots of posts and here are some common themes I have noticed. There is a tendency for people to start questions saying they want something, personally I find this rude ...
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How to Discuss on Meta

Many of the Meta questions or discussions have comments only. I do not have enough reputation to comment. Does this fact mean that I cannot participate in the many discussion on Meta? Or am I allowed ...
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My flag button doesn't work properly [duplicate]

Recently I tried to flag this to be migrated by clicking flag then the "should be closed" option then "off-topic because..." and then "This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange ...
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What should we do to [raspberry-pi-foundation]?

raspberry-pi-foundation. One of the most misused tags on our site. Love it or hate it, we have to do something about it. I first created the tag 6 months ago when I was cleaning up untagged. There ...
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Gaining reputation through comments

As far as I am aware it is not possible to gain reputation through having one your comments up-voted. This seems strange as some comments I have seen are as good at answering a question, as the best ...
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'Save edits' button has a green border on top when pressed

When you press Save edits after editing a question or answer, the button turns grey but the top border stays green:
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Weird logo glitching

My browser of choice is Firefox (currently 45.0.1) running on Windows 10. When reading the main or meta sites at different zoom levels, some odd things happen to the site logo in the top left. Is it ...
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Colour scheme for the Raspberry Pi meta site

I know colour is personal taste, but here me out here. I find the main Raspberry Pi site to be colourful, inviting and representative of the colours I associate with the Pi. Then there is the ...
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Editing questions when you have 2000 reputation

Currently anyone can edit a question or answer, but if you have less than 2000 reputation your edit has to be reviewed. I know for a fact that if the edit is accepted you gain +2 reputation. My ...
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Tags suggestion: e-Ink e-Paper

For questions like this: Can PaPiRus serve as normal display for Raspberry Pi? (ePaper / eInk Screen HAT) linke: https://electronics.stackexchange.com/tags/e-ink/info https://stackoverflow.com/tags/e-...
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Do badges benefit you at all?

Hello I am relatively to Stack Exchange and I was wondering what are badges for? Do they give you privileges reputation, or are they just another thing to get more of?
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Raspberry Pi give-away - blog participation

As you're all aware - We Started a Blog! and to stimulate community contributions we will be giving one shiny Raspberry Pi away*. Eligible for nomination are contributions within the next three ...
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We Started a Blog!

A Blog!? Back in December we talked about starting a community blog, much like you'll find on some other StackExchange sites. We have now officially launched PiVersify on tumblr. Our goal is to ...
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A full answer is just converted to comment

I've just made an answer to the question, and referred to the proper tutorial that shows how to do exactly what the asker wants to do. I was not plagiarising a tutorial, but briefly described all the ...
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semi-offtopic question locked

I saw this semi-offtopic question that is locked, but : I can answer it, because it in my experience too to use OrangePi with Raspberry ones It is related to RPi too, because sunxi kernels are ...
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when are 2k16 elections?

I would like to know when the elections for community moderators are. if you said you wanted emails will the site send you one? or would they say something here on the meta? if so how far in advance? ...
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How do I find out why a answer was deleted?

I am new and have no clue why my answer was deleted. It does not match anything in the list of reasons. If I can't fix this, I may be wasting my time here. If spoofing a MAC address is deemed illegal,...
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Are some trivial edits ok?

I recently reached 2k reputation (yay me!), and this allows me to edit without peer review. Before, with peer review, edits had to be at least 6 characters, and 'not be trivial'. Without this peer ...
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Adding to Topic: RPi Foundation Materials

I answered a question that involved a very basic python issue. A user nominated it for closure, and if we look at the specific "on topic" points, he was correct. Currently, our on topic points are ...
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Where would you post questions about boards like BeagleBone, pcDuino

I have a question about my pcDuino, but do not know where to put it. Would it be on-topic at Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange, or any other place on SE? Or, would it not have a place on the SE network? ...
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Conflicting closures

This question about OTA updates was just asked. There are already at least 2 other questions regarding OTA updates: OTA Update of Multiple Raspberry Pi's Raspberry Pi Over the Air Update One ...
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Community promotions

Regards this question https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/42358/how-to-publicize-a-free-book-on-raspberry-pi?noredirect=1#comment61380_42358 It is clear it is off topic and will be closed ...
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Enable Tag warning

We carry some tags around which are frequently misused, despite their usage guidance messages, e.g. raspberry-pi-foundation: The Raspberry Pi Foundation created the Raspberry Pi. Please, DO NOT ...
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Removal of personally identifying information

Hear, hear: There's now a new mod only editing tool redact that allows to remove personally identifying or login information from posts (as those things were previously still in the edit history). It ...
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How do I accept an answer, and is there a window in which to do so?

I found a question whose answer was so exactly like what I have been searching for, but I need little clarification and a some more details. And what I really need is to restate the answer back again ...
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Can not fix wrong answer to protected question

I have discovered an answered question with a wrong answer. I've found it initially googling by myself to an answer to it, and I've fixed it. Also I've tried to do what an answer suggests - and it is ...
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Pi Model tag naming is not consistent

We have multiple tags for the various models of the Raspberry Pi: model-a, pi1, pib+, pi2, and pi-zero And two related tags: models and raspberry-pi-foundation As you can see, there are differences ...
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What defines the borders between RPi and other related Stack Exchange sites?

Our site has overlap between many other Stack Exchange sites: Unix & Linux (Operating systems) [raspberry-pi(421 q's), raspbian(272 q's)] Electrical Engineering (GPIO etc) [raspberry-pi(547 q's)] ...
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How do I search for answers to my question?

I have posted a question but I have no idea how to find an answer to that question.
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What is an active bounty?

What is an active bounty? Please explain. I am a new Pi user and don't have a clue what is being asked of me. What are your quality standards?
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Raspberry Pi — Top User Swag!

Can you find your name on the first two pages here? If so, brace yourself for some good news! {obligatory pie/pi pun or pie-related joke here} We wanna send you a little package, as a token of our ...
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“Your last flag was declined” Warning, but question was put on hold for the exact reason

I flagged this question, as "unclear what you are asking" The question was closed as "unclear what you are asking" but now when I tried to raise another flag on a post it warned me with: Your last ...
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Community Promotion Ads 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size, and so with it, we now have finally reached the time to start Community Promotion Ads on your graduated site! What are Community ...
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We proudly present: Schematics!

Following up on Should we have Schematics? we can now proudly announce that the embedded Circuit-Lab schematics editor is available for questions and answers at our main site (and meta too). Just ...
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Bad question with too many answers

Reffering to: What can I use to power my Raspberry Pi Zero with rechargeable battery? This question really has been answered already on Pi SE. Besides that, the OP clearly is asking a question about ...
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Split Bounty between two answers?

I have recently put a bounty on a rechargeable battery question here: What can I use to power my Raspberry Pi Zero with rechargeable battery? Many answers give viable batteries, but none of them ...
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Is Design-Checking On-Topic?

Say I have designed a simple (say less than 10 parts) project for a Pi and I want SE users on here to check my schematic for flaws. Is this on-topic?
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Suggest amend tag [port-fowarding] to [port-forwarding]

Suggest amend tag [port-fowarding] to [port-forwarding]. Looks like a spelling error to me.
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Is it possible to migrate a question to or from the meta to the main for the RPi SE community?

Is it Moderator only perhaps or not at all? For example this - oh b****r the poster deleted it before I could quote them - guess they reposted it themselves. Basically though they had asked what ...

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